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, it is unbelievable that now governor romney talks about immigrants with derogatory terms like "legals," yet he profited from the funding that actually cause much of the immigration to the u.s. from el salvador. >> mitt romney talks about people should self the port. >> i think ross south america, nicaragua, el salvador, honduras, has always been a small elite that has benefited from bain a group basically facilitating the exploitation of their own countries by american businesses. i think that romney was so closely tied to some of the salvadoran compradors that is really astounding in terms of his stance on immigration. and in the film, they have one of the most powerful portions of the film where it is the testimony of one of the salvadoran torture victims who became an immigrant or refugee here in the united states. she talks in vivid terms about the kinds of torture that she went through and somehow managed to survive. i think that romney got his start in bain through his investment by some of these salvadorian elites is really telling in itself. >> i want to get your comment on the current
in a racketeering and prostitution case. horner said "i deeply regret decisions i made." >>> mitt romney talked about his wife's plane making an emergency loondzing over the weekend saying he didn't know why airplane windows don't open to let fresh air in. he was mocked about the scientific reasons for it. cabin pressurization, extreme cold and oxygen feeding the fire. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> last night on "the last word" howard dean talked about mitt romney's recent remarks on health care and how americans can get free care in emergency rooms. a medical doctor, he told lauren owe doesn't his view is the candidate is completely misinformed. >> owe put in universal health insurance in massachusetts and used the same plan president obama used and doesn't appear 0 know what he's talking about. anybody who puts in a plan like this should know you can't go to the emergency room or get either good continuity, preventive care or inexpensive care. i just don't know what to think of this. this is so far -- he doesn't appear to know what he's talking about, the governor who pr
also offered some remarks. and in a breathless day of nonstop talk and travel, mr. romney has just arrived for a rousing event in ohio where he's desperately hoping to claw his way out of a substantial polling deficit. there are sign mrs. romney may be coming to his senses after joking at the clinton global initiative that he could do with a little help from a former president. >> if there's one thing we've learned in this election season, by the way, it is that a few words from bill clinton can do a man a lot of good. all i got to do now is wait a couple days for that bounce to happen. >> right, we'll keep our eye on that. the other bump that romney loves to talk about these days is his attack on the president for saying the middle east would face bumps in the road and romney's suggestion that the president was somehow referring to the deaths of the american ambassador to libya and three other diplomats. a theme that romney reiterated today though in a more muted form. >> syria has witnessed the killing of tens of thousands of people. the president of egypt is a member of the musl
, this isn't a pro-romney talking points. this is a fair talking points. memo to the media you might want to try it and that's my memo. now for the top story tonight. reaction. joining us from reaction. fox news analyst mary katharine ham and juan williams. juan, are you getting the page that i gave to president obama that if you raise the cap gains tax, you raise it up to the high 20's where the president wants it. fewer people, people like me, are going to invest in the stock market, companies will get less money in investment, that means there will be fewer jobs. are we understanding that, juan. >> i think history tells us a different story. i think the cap gains rate was higher during the 1990s and people were investing and making lots of money. in fact, we didn't have even have a deficit. >> ill. >> bill: bill then when when we ran into trouble president bush lowered the cap gains and then we got out of trouble because more money came in. and led to the highest amount of federal tax revenue in history, juan. >> did we get out of trouble? >> bill: no, no. no. because we had the wars a
the impact of that, i have seen it. i have seen it. >> tough talk, right? none of these things stopped romney from allowing chinese investments into his portfolio. his returns show the romney family owning shares of a chinese oil company. romney dumped the shares this summer. he knew it was going to be an issue. he also invested in a chinese online media company. it became a haven for downloading illegal content. are we grabbing this? what did romney tell us china was doing with american properties? >> china is stealing our intellectual property, patent, designs, brand names. >> but you invested in it. i guess all those things add up to a good investment for mitt romney. let's stop right here for just a moment, if we may. all of these details were uncovered in mitt romney's tax returns. this is all stuff we didn't know before last friday. many of them are problematic, to say the least. these are the tax returns romney was okay with showing the american people. we'll let them see this. imagine what's in the returns he refuses to show the american people. romney still has some defenders. he has
, but something always sticks. today we got this bit of mitt romney talking about the emergency landing last week of a plane that at the time was carrying his wife, ann romney. >> i appreciate the fact that she is on the ground, safe and sound. i don't think she knows how worried some of us were. when you have a fire in an aircraft, there's no place to go exactly. and you can't find any oxygen from outside the care craft because the windows don't open. it's a real problem. >> it's a real problem that the windows don't roll down on airplanes? is it also a problem that guns don't shoot backwards through the barrel this way? why don't the windows roll down? i don't think he was joking because he couldn't possibly be joking about his wife being in a plane crash. so did he -- has he never seen gold finger? >> right? maybe mr. romney was joking when he said it was a real problem he couldn't get the windows to roll down in airplanes when he was joking about scary involving his wife. you wouldn't think a guy would joke about. maybe he meant only planes flying at low altitudes? we don't know. regardless o
. meanwhile we are talking about whether it's terrorism. romney is biting on it. it's irrelevant. four ambassadors are dead. planned. we know it. move on. >> greg: it's clearly not terrorism. self-esteem implosion. mandate disaster. the speech today, it was a foreign policy version of that warning that comes on a mattress label. you know, it's like we don't stand for this. but i'll tear it off anyway. first he says it's not about the video. then he says it's not about the video. you get a straighter response from silly straw. he did strike a careful balance between appeasement and apiecement. >> bob: eric's point is well taken. why does romney continue to bite -- >> dana: the administration is covering something up in past 12 days. let's listen to senator barassa who was on last night. >> i think the president is way offbase on this. i sit on the foreign relations committee. top secret briefing on what happened in libya. they're stone walling. >> dana: i don't think the administration does want us to talk about this. >> eric: how much of the vote will swing if it's terrorism or they kn
on the turmoil in the middle east. also, mitt romney talking aid, trade and more drilling down on foreign policy. we're going to hear what he's saying. and the news many homeowners have been waiting for years to hear. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> a brief break from the verbal sparring, the white house race. president obama stepped back in the global spotlight in new york today addressing the united nations assembly. he spoke at length about the turmoil in the middle east touting diplomacy and coalition building as the solution to the crisis to the region that's been vexing his administration. jessica yellin is traling with the president in new york. jessica, give us an update. what did the president say? >> reporter: wolf, when the president spoke here he had two major audiences, a global audience and a domestic audience. voters listening now to foreign policy issues with a new ear and a new eye after this violence in libya. and the president addressing it all just six weeks out from the election. at the united nations, president obama used the world stage to declare. >>
or e-mail them to us. >>> the president's approach to foreign policy is what mitt romney is talking about. >> he is bouncing on president obama for referring to the recent attack at the consulate in libya as quote bumps in the road. >>> the developments in the middle east are bumps in the road. that was by reaction. we had an ambassador assassinated, we had a muslim brotherhood a member elected to the presidency of egypt 20,000 people have been killed in syria. we have trouble in pakistan. of course iran is that much closer to having the capacity to build a nuclear weapon. these are not bumps in the road. it is time for a president to be shaping events not just be mers il. i will get america on track for the kind of leadership we need so we can shape the future of this part of the world and keep america strong. >> the white house responding to his criticism saying republicans are searching toer something to grab on to. the president's views are clear and strong. >>> they are talking and hitting romney on his plan for the economy. during his much criticized appearance on "the view."
. the president's views are clear and strong. >>> they are talking and hitting romney on his plan for the economy. during his much criticized appearance on "the view." >> governor romney on 60 men's was asked do60 minutes asked do think it's fair he pays a lower tax rate than somebody making a 50,000 a year. yes i think it's fair that's the way you get even. i have a different vision on growing an economy. i think you grow it from the middle out not from the top down. >>> the president was asked what he would do after the white house he said he would like to work with children. >> so i wonder if it will be a good day for kids to go out and play today. >> time for the first degree weather update with maria molina. >> if you are headed outdoors early this morning across areas of the northeast or great lakes even in the carolinas it will be a little cool out there. make sure you grab the jacket or the sweater. raleigh north carolina very cool out there. 51 over minneapolis as we head northbound warts of carolinas as well. texas still warm out here. 94 will be the high temperature in dallas. 91 san a
what romney has said opens it up. you think about romney's comment, talking about military families, rural voters, also the types of people who have historically supported the republican party yes it's a big opening. >> you mean obama's talking about that. >> yes yes. >> you said romney. if you had to strategies with the obama team, for example rural voters for whom gun rights is a very important issue, should the president be more clear about protecting second amendment rights? >> i think democrats win with these voters when they actually talk about pocketbooks, lunch table. >> you think they can overcome. >> i think the signifier issues are out there. you don't want to look like mitt romney and flip-flop on the issues you believe in. the reason the president is winning this campaign right now is people trust him they don't trust mitt romney, they will trust him on economic issues. >> be authentic. >> this is the age of authenticity. >> liz to a sound byte from president obama last night. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in
been there with latinos every step of the way. the new tax policy, i mean, romney has been talking about his tax policy. we as latinos have children and have families and we care about their education. romney just wants to cut that education budget. >> let me ask you about the taxes. do you think the 14% rate going back to a story we covered earlier tonight is a conversation in the latino community? middle-class families? is it a fair rate? is this going to hurt him? >> i think here's the problem. most of us would lose our deductions for our kids of $2,000 so he gives $250,000 deduction for millionaires? we're middle class families. it's not going to go over well with latinos. and the latinos that are supporting romney better wake up and smell the coffee. >> thank you for your time. appreciate it. >>> coming up, mitt romney proves he doesn't understand the science of aviation. you won't believe what he said. stay tuned. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf.
talking about the ads that are running. they talk about the news that occurs when mitt romney says something or u.s. ambassador is killed in the middle east. that's what is... that's what creates, i think, opinion by the average voter. >> woodruff: yet the obama campaign talks about all the advertising over the summer defining mitt romney in a negative way. >> there was something to be said for the early advertising before romney responded. if you have within uncandidate on the air at heavy levels and another candidate that's not on or is on at much lighter levels i think early on that can happen in fact. >> while the obama campaign has had a big advantage in advertising they advertised early and during the conventions which the romney campaign didn't do, it's still almost a tied race. we've seen the race shift just a bit in obama's direction but it's not as though it's a run-away race on either side. >> woodruff: here we are 42, 4 days out. susan, is what you think almost a tied race? >> i think it's actually... it's been a tied race a very close race for so long i do think in the
's going on. the romney campaign eager to talk about it in the days to come. >> in fact, this is a phrase that's gotten the president into trouble, has drawn a response from the romney campaign once before in a very different context. he was talking about bumps in the road in the economic recovery, and the romney campaign put together a very memorable ad where they had people standing up from along a road in the middle of nowhere, saying i'm not a bump in the road. >> i mean, this was a good day for mitt romney's campaign. we haven't said that in a long time. if he wins this thing, this could be the beginning of his comeback. he needed to get the focus off the 47% remark. at least for one day i think he did. >> greta: you know, it minimizes things, but it's not sort of like isolated like a gaffe, because you have a situation where he won't meet with the prime minister of israel, won't meet with netanyahu. secretary of state hillary clinton met with the presidents of afghanistan and libya. i realize she has a big portfolio. he doesn't seem fully engaged. >> i think that -- i think that it
it, what he had accomplished in massachusetts, how can mitt romney talk for five minutes on health care, even like 90 seconds without saying something that contradicts something he said the week before, the month before, that gets the base upset, that is confusing, that reporters can't quite understand? i don't know how he does it. he's tied himself into knots on this particular question. on the other side, i do know some obama aides who are a little worried that the president, who sometimes can be overly professorial, may use the time not to his advantage either. they'd like to see more succinct answers. they each have the opposite issue to deal with. how romney can speak coherently about health care in a way that's convincing and obama doesn't go too far down the debate. >> i think he's going to get through this on sheer unadulterated memory. what we saw on "60 minutes" seemed like opening arguments. scott pelley interviewed mitt romney, and steve krupp interviewed president obama. take a look at their competing visions for the government, what we should be doing in the federal g
romney does not have the passion for the stuff he's talking about. he's a problem sofr. i think he's a nonideological person. and he's faking it. >> rush limbaugh who pretty much hates everything that david brooks has to say, reacted this way to david brooks on his radio show today. >> ideological age that romney can't do it? isn't that why you told us he would be the best nominee? am i wrong -- am i missing something here? isn't that why brooks and others told us we had to nominate romney precisely because he wasn't ideological and that would be necessary to get the independence. if romney would go ideological in explaining obama, it would help. >> a new political national poll of likely voters shows president obama leading mitt romney by 3 points. tonight nate silver fraufts that on november 6th president obama will within 309 elevotes. today paul ryan picked off the romney campaign's three day pus tour through ohio, where a new pole of ohio likely voters shows president obama leading by 5 points. no republican has won the presidency without winning ohio. mitt romney will join th
, this is an inept campaign, obviously. but i don't know why mr. romney wants to talk about taxes because whenever he talks about taxes it just remind people of his own tax returns that we haven't seen. and lawrence, he paid what, 14%? 14.1% on massive amounts of money that he received. the average ohioan pays 20.1% compared to mitt romney's 14.1%. that fact alone should cause mitt romney to want to stay away fr the discussion of taxes. but i still think that there's something in his tax returns that would be so damaging that he knows that it would be a deal breaker with the american people and that's why we probably will never see his tax returns. but i think that's very telling and i think that, as well as the cayman islands, the swiss bank account, his investments in multiple countries around the world, the fact that he called paul ryan's budget a marvel us budget. this man's got lots of problems and i don't think he can solve them in the next 44 or 43 days. >> thank you all for joining me tonight. >> thanks, lawrence. >>> coming up, another episode of mitt vs mitt. mitt romney contradicted once a
may of governor romney at a $50,000 a plate fund-raiser talking to rich people about poorer people in a manner you would imagine cartoon rich people talk about cartoon poorer people. (laughter) >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what who are dependent on government, who believe that they are victims. who believe that they're entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. >> jon: release the hound. (laughter and applause) who are they? who are these 47%ers? these self-perceived victims who only want to stuck from the teet of the bootstrap of the job creating-- teet-having boot-teet-- just tell us who they are. >> these are people who pay no income taxes. so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never get their support. they should take personal responsibility and care for their own lives. >> jon: did you hear it? did you write that down? the people who don't pay income tax. these 47% of this country that will never be convinced to take personal responsibility for their lives. they are unconvincable. even by a man of such
it -- fascinating that so many people are talking about romney had a gaffe. it turns out he was right. that one that it was wrong to put pout an n a statement -- criticizing the -- apologizing for the video which the administration continued to do and obama will do again today in his u.n. speech. but also, you know, who had the foreign policy gaffes? it has been president obama. president obama went on "60 minutes" and called what's happening in the middle east bumps in the road. first ambassador killed since 1979 is a bum open the rop on t? >> mr. obama came back and said bumps in the road meant there is going to be problems in the middle east you have to deal with. >> i'm sure -- >> i'm just trying to be fair. >> i'm sure he tried to spin it. well, no. i mean, the thing is no one is fair when mitt romney supposedly makes a gaffe that turns out not to be a gaffe. when president obama says something like that, everybody is busy explaining it away. this was a major foreign policy gaffe. that same interview, he said that israel -- complaints from israel were just noise. referred to israel's compl
. the president and mitt romney both talking foreign-policy in new york city today. opinions of these hot topics differ greatly. we look at what each had to say. >> the american university professor who created controversy when she breastfed her child in class will be on " katie" tomorrow. >> is breast-feeding ok in class? you can see that interview and more tomorrow at 4:00. >> we're also following the weather. >> what is the latest? >> the sun just made a little dip behind the clouds. they will break up of debt to marlee. look at what is coming -- they will break up a little bit tomorrow. look at what is coming. those will dissipate before they're really coming to washington but there may be a few light sprinkles. temperatures to marble be in the 80's. ready or not, -- temperatures tomorrow will be in the 80's. here is a new blog. if you are not looking forward to the decreasing amount of daylight by december 1, we will have lost another two hours. it gives you a picture of how it changes with time and the sequence. the next seven days for us, we will see diminishing amount of sunshine. i real
york city public library. they're not ready, but as we talk specifically about mitt romney and what you're talking about what congressman ryan's budget plan, mitt romney's specifics are more about vouchers, so that people can choose school choice systems like a charter school for their own kids. where is the distinction in that? because one thing heralded in chicago is the the fact that 52,000 kids there actually went to school -- excuse me, let's go into brian williams with mitt romney. >> thank you, everybody. let me assure you there are more burly people with weapons in this building right now than ever before. but enough about steve's senior staff. we are very grateful that governor romney has chosen to join us today. we have heard from the president so far today in his interview with savannah guthrie as steve mentioned while he was appearing here on tape, he was it at the podium over at the united nations. governor romney has asked to address you you before we begin the q&a. so he will to that. i will remain off to the side. i'll come up, lead the questioning. and then we will take
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